Before the Liberty Bowl Series descends on Fairfield University on November 18th, it was a dual battle of the unbeaten at the top ranks of the conference. Based on the records, both games were expected to be close but ended in blowouts. I-95 Division’s Iona dispatched the Empire leader, Cortland, 57-18, and Northeastern dominated UConn, 53-5, to win the New England divsion. In the remaining games... Read More
With the Eastern and Midwest college conferences wrapping up their fall seasons, multiple non-conference games took center stage this weekend. Navy and St. Bonaventure pulled off big upsets while Army, Lindenwood, Utah, and Arkansas State picked up decisive victories. In D1AA conference championships, St. Joseph’s and Kentucky won the MARC and SCRC, respectively.
With the Rugby East season... Read More
In Fort Collins, Colo. on Friday night, Army was too much for Air Force to handle. The Black Knights from West Point defeated Air Force’s Zoomies, 66-7. Air Force kept things close early, but Army closed the match on a 52-0 run.
Matthew Meehan put Army on the board two minutes in and Jayden Demmy followed at 11’. Jon Kim hit both conversions and it was 14-0 Army early. Air Force answered at 31’... Read More
Anchored by a dominant scrum that resulted in three tries, #8 Navy upset the undefeated Rugby East powerhouse, #6 Penn State, in an epic 38-29 brawl in State College, Pa. The Midshipmen’s set-piece wrecked havoc on the Nittany Lions as two stolen scrums led to immediate scores and a penalty try was awarded when they were walking the ball in. PSU attempted to claw back in the second half, but a... Read More
With only two weeks left on the D1A Liberty Conference regular season, two teams in the New England division remained unbeaten ahead of their meeting this Saturday. Northeastern and UConn each won their respective matches and Fordham’s win over Rutgers pushes its record to 4-1 in the I-95 division.
In non-conference action, UMass lost to Boston College, 20-14 and Buffalo beat Albany, 51-13.... Read More
With one weekend left in the Big Ten regular season, the biggest match to decide the seeding for the conference championship was decided on Saturday as Indiana beat Wisconsin, 36-12. The Badgers led at the half, but the Hoosiers scored five tries in the second half for the victory. Ohio State, Michigan State, and Purdue each earned wins to complete the penultimate weekend of the fall.
In the... Read More
The Rugby East Championship came down to the last week of the season between undefeated Penn State and one-loss Army. On a windy day at State College, Pa., both teams battled and a late try by the Nittany Lions gave them the 22-21 lead with three minutes left. Army had a shot at the win with a final play penalty, but the kick was wide.
In the two remaining conference matches, Notre Dame College... Read More
With a few conferences finishing up their seasons, others are just beginning. Two conference championships highlighted Saturday as Penn State topped Army by one point in the Rugby East and Indiana tripled up Wisconsin in the Big Ten. The teams of the Mid-South are starting while colleges out west are heating up.
In a Rugby East thriller that came down to the last play, Penn State survived for a... Read More
With only three weeks left in the D1A Liberty Conference season, a few teams played their final game this past weekend. In their last division matches of the fall, Iona and Cortland finished with perfect records. Binghamton showed its skill on both sides of ball shutting out Syracuse, 38-0. Lastly, Fordham and Albany each picked up their third wins.
After the season concludes, many of the Liberty... Read More
Rugby is heating up in the West as the leaves are changing. In the Rocky Mountain Conference, Colorado State used a big second half to run past Air Force in the battle between the division’s top two teams. In non-conference play, it was 16th-ranked Utah with a 30-point road win over Colorado.
Air Force at Colorado State
In a battle for Rocky Mountain superiority it was unranked Colorado State... Read More